EASTERN CAPE – Ten years had passed and no one had been brought to justice for the fatal stabbing of Zoleka Dumaphi. On Tuesday 25th February 2020 a man named Moris Kewuti was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for the murder of the victim.
Back in 2010, the suspect alleged to have stabbed Dumaphi in the upper part of her body and she later succumbed to the injuries.
The suspect was found convicted back in 2012 however he never returned for sentencing and fled to Paarl. The man was found in Paarl and later arrested and brought back to Eastern Cape.
On his arrival to the Eastern Cape Kewuti was put before the Willowvale Regional Magistrates where he received the 15 years imprisonment for his crimes.
Ltnt General Liziwe Ntshinga has said “She congratulated the investigating officer for thorough investigation which led to the sentence of the accused. She also condemned the murder of the deceased as she could not defend herself. ”